- ac·ces·sa·ri·ly, adverb
- ac·ces·sa·ri·ness, noun
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How to use accessary in a sentence
accessary is now the usual spelling of both the adjective and the noun in their legal sense.
My mother proceeded; You have a relation, madam; I understand she was accessary to your misfortune.Memoirs of Miss Sidney Biddulph | Frances Sheridan
accessary or accessory, are differently accented by the best writers and speakers.Dissertation on the English Language | Noah Webster, Jr.
This I hold to be the point of view must worthy of the attention of the legislator; and all that remains is merely accessary.American Institutions and Their Influence | Alexis de Tocqueville et al.
Sir George looked astonished; that she is dead I rejoice said he, but how my dear Faulkland, were you accessary to it?Memoirs of Miss Sidney Biddulph | Frances Sheridan
British Dictionary definitions for accessary
law a less common spelling of accessory
- accessarily, adverb
- accessariness, noun
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